Ruth Smith1

#211, (December 1880-14 November 1954)
Father*Philip Smith b. 23 May 1854, d. 12 Nov 1924
Mother*Ann Todd b. 10 Dec 1855, d. 14 Feb 1887
ChartsThe Smiths of the Deepings
The Bettles of the Deepings
Birth*DEC 1880 Ruth Smith was born in DEC 1880 at Market Deeping, Lincolnshire, England.1 
Marriage*3 JUN 1901 She married John Blessett, son of John Blessett and Elizabeth Smith, on 3 JUN 1901 at Market Deeping, Lincolnshire.2 
Death*14 NOV 1954 Ruth Smith died on 14 NOV 1954 at 90 Bridge Street, Deeping St James, Lincolnshire, England, aged 73.3,4 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1881 She lived with Philip Smith and Ann Todd at Deeping Gate, Northamptonshire, England, together with Herbert Smith, Elizabeth Ann Smith, Philip Cornelius Smith and Walter Smith.5 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1891 Ruth Smith lived with Philip Smith at High Street, Market Deeping, Lincolnshire, England, together with Emma Smith, Walter Smith, Stephen Smith, Martha Smith and Elizabeth Ann Smith.6 
(Witness) Occupation30 MAR 1901 Ruth Smith witnessed the occupation of Philip Smith on 30 MAR 1901 at Market Deeping, Lincolnshire.7 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1901 Ruth Smith lived with Philip Smith at Market Deeping, Lincolnshire, together with Stephen Smith.8 
Occupation*30 MAR 1901 The occupation of Ruth Smith was 'Housekeeper for father.8
Married Name3 JUN 1901 Her married name was Blessett.2 
Residence*30 MAR 1911 She and John Blessett lived at Market Deeping, Lincolnshire, together with Marjorie Annie Blessett, Doris May Blessett and Ivy Elizabeth Blessett.9 
Note*1926 Ruth Smith Photos of family groups show another daughter and son Blesset after John. in 1926.10 

Family

John Blessett b. Mar 1875, d. Jun 1941
Marriage*3 JUN 1901 She married John Blessett, son of John Blessett and Elizabeth Smith, on 3 JUN 1901 at Market Deeping, Lincolnshire.2 
Children
Last Edited27 Oct 2016

Citations

  1. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Peterborough. Cambs, Oct-Dec 1880, vol 3b 242.
  2. [S17] BMD indices, marriage; Bourne, Lncs, Apr-Jun 1901, vol 7a 865.
  3. [S78] England & Wales Death Index 1916-2005, death, age 74, Bourne, Lincs., Dec 1954, 3b 61.
  4. [S82] Probate, England & Wales, probate to son John Philip Blessett, coal merchant.
  5. [S21] Extracted from the 1881 census.
  6. [S46] Extracted from the 1891 census, Philip as widower, dau. Elizabeth as housekeeper.
  7. [S35] Extracted from the 1901 census, Employer working at home.
  8. [S35] Extracted from the 1901 census.
  9. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census.
  10. [S37] Family photo.
  11. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census, age 7.
  12. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census, age 3.
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